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Jul 19, 2011 5:00am EDT
executive, rebekah brooks, will face some tough questioning, appearing before lawmakers this morning, this as the developments in the growing phone hacking scandal seem to be changing by the hour. nbc's jim maceda is live for us in london outside parliment with details. jim, good morning. >> good morning, lynn. well all eyes will definitely be on a small room inside that building behind me, the mother of parliament it's called here. just big enough for 40 or so spectators, but there will be overflow rooms with television sets. this is really must-see tv today in great britain and for many other places. certainly the united states, which is why there's so much media here today as well. as one british politician put it, it's the three musketeers of the murdoch media empire and the phone-hacking scandal that will appear here later today. they'll be grilled by ten members of a select committee. it doesn't sound like much, it's the committee for culture and media. these hearings will only last an hour for rupert and his 38-year-old son, james murdoch. and another hour following that for r
Jul 18, 2011 5:00am EDT
to step down, scotland yard continues to make arrests. today it was rebekah brooks, former head of rupert murdoch's newspaper arm in the uk who resigned herself on friday. it was just a week ago murdoch flew to london and stood by her side, all smiles. brooks had a rise at the krngs becoming editor of "news of the world" when she was only 32. neil sean worked for another murdoch paper "the sun" and now an nbc analyst. >> she rose to the top through sheer ambition, fantastic networking and an ability to do the job. >> reporter: in 2002 with brooks at the paper's helm that "news of the world" reports allegedly hacked the phone of murdered teenager, milly dowler. brooks denied any phone hacking and apologized. she has rubbed elbows with the rich and famous and the powerful. she has had close personal relationships with the three most recent prime ministers. as recently as last december, david cameron met twice with brooks in visits his office describes as social. cameron has come under fire for his connections to murdoch's news international. his former spokesperson, andy cowl so coulson was
Jul 5, 2011 5:00am EDT
and brookings. here in minneapolis it's dying auchlt i would take an umbrella, though, if you're leaving the door. as far as the forecast for today, you notice the heat continues day after day. it's not record-breaking. it's typical to be in the hundreds in dallas. it's just that we haven't seen rain. it's going to be hot in places like boston and new york city. newark at 90, d.c. at 91. that's pretty steamy. tomorrow we'll do it all over again. new york will be one of the warmer areas at 92. the bottom line is, lynn, we're in what the weather people call the summer doldrums. it's kind of hot and steamy. if you're lucky, you'll get a downpour. >> thanks so much. >>> back to work on wall street. >>> the nextet possible distraction for traders. >>> how is business going at the vatican? your "first look" headlines are straight ahead. >>> the captain is back. two bizarre walk-off and you think you eight a lot of hot dogs yesterday? think again. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. [ female announcer ] ever wish vegetables didn't taste so vegetably? well, v8 v-fusion juice gives you a full
Jul 15, 2011 5:00am EDT
network in england just reported news international ceo rebekah brooks has resigned. >>> controversy continues to swirl around the military's don't ask don't tell poll seeshlgs banning openly gay service members. despite congress voting to end the 17-year-old policy last year. yesterday the obama administration asked a federal appeals court to reconsider an order it made last week for an immediate end to don't ask don't tell. the court ruled since the process of repealing the policy was well under way, there was no reason to continue enforcing it. but the justice department is arguing ending the ban now would eliminate a timetable established last year that was designed to promote an orderly transition. >>> here is your first look at some other news going on around america. a severe storm led to a tragic turn of events in utah. heavy rain washed away a road, creating a massive sinkhole that caused a father to crash into the edge of the 30-foot deep and 40-foot wide crater instantly killing his daughter. another motorist drove into the sinkhole but suffered only minor injuries. >>> if
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